Long-play (LP), or vinyl records, have made a come back as music artists revive the old-time records. More recently Indonesian bands, White Shoes and the Couple Company, as well as international pop star, Justin Timberlake, have released albums on vinyl.

Common in 1950s, The increased popularity of vinyl has led to the investment in new and modern record-pressing machines. NOW!JAKARTA

Classic Vinyl records are still rare but can be found around Blok M, Kemang, and Kebayoran Baru where stores also sell classic record players.

Monka Magic
Monka Magic has placed vinyl collections in convenience stores. Located on Kemang Raya, Monka Magic is heaven for vinyl records from indie musicians as well as restored version of LPs from Radiohead and New Order. They also sell merchandise and other interesting things.

Jalan Kemang Raya No.8B, Bangka, Mampang Prapatan, Jakarta Selatan

Kims Varia
Gunawan Suhadi established Kims Varia as a tribute to his love for Indonesian music. Kims Varia is a destination for collectors looking for vinyl collections from the 1970s and 80s. 


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Basement 1 Blok M Square Blok B 196-197,
Jalan Melawai, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan

Musikamar is other option for those hunting for vinyl records both from international and local artists. The store sells old vinyl records as well as the new ones from artists like Daft Punk, Mocca, or She and Him.


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Block M Square Lt. Basement no.165 V Kebayoran Baru, Melawai, Jakarta Selatan

Double Deers
Founded by five young creative personalities, Double Deers is music platform, academy, and laboratory which also sells vinyl records. Most of the store’s collection are from contemporary singers Adele, Sigur Ros, and Amy Winehouse. In addition to vinyl records, Double Deers also provide a music course and an incubation for musicians.

Jl. Jenggala II No.3, Selong, Kebayoran Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan

When people hear the name, they will certainly recognise that this is a vinyl record store, inspired by the vinyl generation itself. 33rpm is a home for vinyl collection from 90s artists, as well as few European progressive music from the 1970s and 80s. Vinyl collectors are sure to discover a few rich finds here.

Jalan Cipaku 1, Pasar Santa Modern Market
Lantai Dasar Blok AKS Nomor 170, Petogogan, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan

Piringan Hitam Record Store
Originally in Block M, Piringan Hitam Record Store (PHR) relocated to Senayan Trade Centre to reach a wider market and provide a more convenient shopping experience. The shop sells various turntables to suit any budget.

STC Senayan Lantai Dasar No. 115, Gelora, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta

In addition to the above mentioned places, vinyl seekers can also find more phonograph records at Laidback Blues Record Store, Substore, Lian Records, Ragtime Records, and Floating Record Store.

Rintang Azhar

Rintang Azhar

Rintang is a previous staff writer for NOW! with experience in hard news and lifestyle journalism. He specialises in art, design, culture, fashion, environmental, and urban issues.